Spring Break – A Different Tune

A family-friendly ballet for children of all ages

Tue, Apr 8, 2014 11:00am
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 1:00pm
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 11:00am
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 1:00pm
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 11:00am
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 1:00pm

Based on the popular School Zone book “A Different Tune,” this ballet teaches kids that being different is just another way of being special. Featuring music composed by multi-platinum singer-songwriter Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe, kids will enjoy seeing the story come to life before their eyes.

  • Dates

    April 8-10, 2014
    11:00 am & 1:00 pm

  • Price

    $5 – Reserved

Previous Special Events


September 28, 2013 at 6:30pm

Join us for a reception and performance that showcases the international appearances of our dancers who traveled this summer. Also we will introduce our new company dancers. The evening begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a special one-night-only performance and dessert.


December 15, 2013

Clara’s Party is the family event of the holiday season! Take your Nutcracker experience to a new level with this popular one-time-only event on December 15th. Enjoy brunch, photos with Clara and other characters, a reading of The Nutcracker Story, and more before you head to the 2pm performance, which is included in the admission to the party.


Find out what happens when Peter, a curious young boy, defies his grandfather’s wishes and goes out in search of a big, grey wolf!

All of the characters in Prokofiev’s charming story are represented by different orchestra instruments in this 45-minute musical story featuring dancers from the Grand Rapids Ballet. This concert is perfect for children ages 4-7, but promises fun for the whole family!


March 15, 2014

Join the Grand Rapids Ballet for an evening to remember! Guests will walk the red carpet and enjoy an exclusive cocktail party before heading into the theatre for a private performance. After the show, the party continues with a lavish seated dinner, delectable desserts, and dancing alongside Company members. You won’t want to miss this star-studded springtime benefit at the Peter Martin Wege Theatre.

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